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Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will next screen at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood on Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The movie recently won “Audience... [Read more]

Locally-made alien & UFO films will screen at upcoming film fests

Locally-made alien & UFO films will screen at upcoming film fests

Two films made by area residents will be screening at upcoming film festivals in Tacoma and Gig Harbor. The alien abduction thriller feature “The Device,” Directed by Jeremy Berg, and the short “The... [Read more]

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers – John Portanova (Writer/Director) and Jeremy Berg (Director of Photography) – have just finished shooting a new feature horror film called “Valley of the Sasquatch.” These... [Read more]

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

“The Maury Island Incident” – a short film that was shot locally last summer (and which plays tonight at a fundraiser at the Tin Theater) – has been turned into a 6-part original series... [Read more]

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Aug. 1

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Aug. 1

A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will take place on Friday night, Aug. 1 at the Tin Theater in Burien, starting at 7 p.m. “The... [Read more]

Collectible t-shirts for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Collectible t-shirts for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Cool, collectible t-shirts for the locally-made film “The Maury Island Incident” will be on sale at The Waterland Blog’s booth at the opening day of the Des Moines Farmers Market, from... [Read more]

Festival Premieres announced for local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’

Festival Premieres announced for local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’

The Seattle International Film Festival (“SIFF”) will host the North American premiere for locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” on Sunday, May 25, and the film will screen as an opening... [Read more]

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is back for its 10th year in Des Moines, and opening night – Friday, Feb. 28 – is ’15-Token Friday’! Your ticket that night will be good for 15 tasting tokens... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

We’re almost done with the locally-shot and produced short indie film “The Maury Island Incident,” and we’re inviting everyone to come to our first FREE test screenings of it Saturday... [Read more]

VIDEO: Help local Des Moines Cub Scouts – buy some popcorn!

VIDEO: Help local Des Moines Cub Scouts – buy some popcorn!

It’s that time of the year again – the Des Moines Cub Scouts of Pack 955 are selling popcorn again to raise money for camp and other Des Moines centric civic activities!   Here’s another... [Read more]

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

The first trailer for the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” has been released: The film is based on the true story – taken directly from declassified FBI documents... [Read more]

REMINDER: The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ is Saturday night in Burien!

REMINDER: The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ is Saturday night in Burien!

The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival and Procession is this Saturday night (Sept. 7) from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park in Burien (map below)! “A magical evening... [Read more]

Enjoy the film ‘Hotel Transylvania’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park Friday

Enjoy the film ‘Hotel Transylvania’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park Friday

Des Moines Outdoor Family Movie Nights wrap up this Friday, Aug. 23 with the animated comedy film ‘Hotel Transylvania‘ playing for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park: “Grab a blanket, a... [Read more]

Gail Pettis to swing Cedarbrook’s ‘Jazz on the Lawn’ Friday night

Gail Pettis to swing Cedarbrook’s ‘Jazz on the Lawn’ Friday night

Just when you thought things were cooling down around here, along comes Seattle-based Jazz artist Gail Pettis to heat up the night with soulful, sultry and steamy Jazz vocals along with lively interpretations... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 24

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 24

Four of the Northwest’s top blues bands will play at the 4th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival on the shores of Puget Sound on Saturday, Aug. 24. This annual fundraiser – organized by the... [Read more]

Enjoy Linda Ronstadt music live for FREE with ‘Just One Look’ Wed. night

Enjoy Linda Ronstadt music live for FREE with ‘Just One Look’ Wed. night

Des Moines FREE Summer Concert Series continues Wednesday night, July 31 at Des Moines Beach Park, with ‘Just One Look,’ a Linda Ronstadt tribute band. People start setting up their seats... [Read more]

Outdoor Family Movies in the Park begin Friday, July 26 with ‘Brave’

Outdoor Family Movies in the Park begin Friday, July 26 with ‘Brave’

Des Moines Outdoor Family Movie Nights are back, starting Friday, July 26 with the Disney/Pixar film ‘Brave‘! “Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, flashlight, family, friends, neighbors or... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]